THE YOUTH DEPARTMENT
Alice Merrifield is the Nursery Director. Primarily for children ages 0-3, the Nursery is open during both Sunday services, and during some special events held at Unity of Springfield. Parents/Guardians must check children in and out. Call the office during regular business hours (Monday - Thursday, 10 am - 4 pm) to inquire about the availability of child care for any special event.
JUNIOR SUNDAY SCHOOL (JSS)
The JSS is for children from age 3 (potty-trained) through 6th grade, and is open during both Sunday services held at Unity of Springfield on Sunday mornings, at 9:15 and 11 am. Parents/Guardians must check their children in and out. The curriculum is overseen by the Spiritual Leader of Unity of Springfield.
Uniteens are students in Junior High school. Uniteens meet in the Youth Department on Sunday mornings, and have their meetings from 11 am - Noon at the Teen House, located at the south end of our parking lot (facing Luster Street). The Uniteen sponsors are Steve Miller and Jessica Quin.
YOUTH OF UNITY (Y.O.U.)
The Youth of Unity are high-school students who must be actively attending high school or have verifiable home-school status. The YOU meet in the Youth Wing on Sunday mornings at 11 am, and conduct their meetings at the Teen House, located on the south side of the church's parking lot (facing Luster street). The YOU created Springfield's first Labyrinth (pictured right), which is situated behind the Teen House.
NEXT GENERATION UNITY (N.G.U.)
The Next Generation Unity are ages 18 - 35, and is primarily for college students who want to meet and discuss their spirituality in a safe and positive environment. Currently this group meets infrequently, usually at a coffee shop downtown. For more information about the next meeting or any other questions pertaining to NGU, contact Steve Miller at TeenDir@UnityofSpringfield.org